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AZ Week: Talks of AZ Water Crisis, Officials Search for Solutions

Existing supplies may not suffice in future; issues raised about where, how state will find more.

Patagonia Group Hopes to Restore Water Flow, Wildlife

They have introduced more than 2,600 plants this last year, all grown from seed, member of Borderlands Restoration.

Arizona Spotlight for Nov. 22, 2013

Annual bicycling race faces financial challenges, exploring tribal and dance music mixes, restoring plants in Patagonia to help polinators, and more

Northwest Farmer Raises Heritage Turkeys

Hobby farmer Marcia Lincoln is involved in every aspect of birds' life; sells turkey meat, eggs.

Desert Bighorn Sheep Return to Santa Catalinas

31 animals gathered from Yuma are released into Pusch Ridge wilderness Monday; 60 more coming.

AZ Considers Another Large Scale Solar Power Plant

Proposed project, Maricopa County Park, would produce 300 megawatts of solar electricity, enough to power about 150,000 homes.

UA Researchers Study Climate Change Effects In Amazon Trees

University scientists part of international research team; recently wrapped up field work in Peru.

Abundance of Wildlife, Nature in Heart of Desert

Sabino Canyon is a popular destination for locals, tourists, nature enthusiasts as it has exquisite landscapes every season of the year.

Pot-Bellied Pigs Wait for New Parents At Local Sanctuary

Ironwood Pig Sanctuary is the home for unwanted, abused pot-bellied pigs; since its opening the animals have kept on coming.

Jaguar Project in Sonora Working Hard to Protect These Felines

They're kept in rugged, isolated territory, where they're being protected from hunting or other human activity.

African Birds Thrive in Phoenix

Population for the rosy-faced lovebirds, also known as the peach-faced lovebirds, has grown during the past few decades, as has its popularity.

Water Future Looks Gloomy for Arizona, Surrounding Region

2016 expected to be tough year due to ongoing droughts, rising demand from increase in population.

Homemade Cisterns Help Harvest Rain

A group of friends helped each other design, build rain harvesting mediums inspired by water-saving efforts in rural Thailand.

Energy Plan May Reduce Costs for CAP Water Delivery

Power plant near Page, AZ subject to clean air standards, group working to make those changes affordable, keep plant open.

New Site Shows Statewide, Local Maps of Natural Hazards

Site is a compilation of data on earthquakes, faults, earth fissures and wildfires in AZ, resources on how to prepare for these.

Locals Promote Rainwater Harvesting In Creative Forms

With scarce rainfall and arid conditions, this method is becoming more popular in Tucson, Southwest desert.

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